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Ruhrquelle

Ruhrquelle

Mountain Biking Highlight

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Recommended by 437 out of 456 mountain bikers

This Highlight is in a protected area

Please check local regulations for: Naturpark Sauerland-Rothaargebirge

Tips

  • Martin Donat

    The river that gave its name to a conurbation rises three kilometers from Winterberg. The Ruhr rises from the Ruhrkopf, a 696 meter high mountain in a small forest that is under nature protection. Below the spring there is a memorial stone and a roundabout that invites visitors to take a short break. The Ruhr is 219 kilometers long from its source in Winterberg to its mouth in Duisburg. Significant paths such as the Ruhr Valley Cycle Path and the Rothaarsteig lead past the Ruhr spring.

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    • August 8, 2018

  • Mark

    Who is in Winterberg must also visit the source of the popular bike path ...

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    • July 1, 2018

  • Mark

    A must for every Ruhr valley cycle path driver

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    • August 12, 2018

  • Achim

    The source is easy to reach on a narrow trail, and invites you with a few benches for a break.

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    • August 21, 2018

  • Niemann Sascha

    The source of the Ruhr in the Rothaar Mountains is small and inconspicuous. About 3km northeast of the Winterberg core town at an altitude of about 674m.

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    • April 17, 2020

  • Niemann Sascha

    Here the Ruhr rises from a small place in the middle of nowhere. At first glance it looks like a small puddle 😉

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    • April 16, 2020

  • Fabian

    idyllic place - don't forget beer.

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    • June 21, 2020

  • Viktor Friesen

    A "must-point" for everyone who has planned the bike tour along the Ruhr

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    • April 8, 2021

  • Niemann Sascha

    In the middle of the Sauerland, definitely worth it

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    • April 18, 2020

  • Dom

    A few benches invite you to rest.

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    • May 8, 2020

  • Fabian

    Bring beer ... there is no kiosk at the Ruhr source

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    • June 9, 2020

  • elmar schrade

    that was a really nice tour with super trails.

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    • June 14, 2020

  • Franky on tour🚴‍♂️💨

    When you are in Winterberg, you should definitely have a look at the Ruhr source. Many do not even know that the Ruhr originates from a trickle

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    • June 15, 2020

  • Rui

    You have to see the beginning of the Ruhr!

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    • July 21, 2020

  • OllyKreienbaum

    You have to make a detour to the Ruhr source 👍

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    • July 23, 2020

  • Dom

    Starting point of the Ruhr Valley cycle path.

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    • July 27, 2020

  • Silas Funcke

    Very calm source nice for a little break.

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    • August 3, 2020

  • Ewgeni Tomm

    on the way from Winterberg to Hüsten

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    • August 5, 2020

  • KSchlues

    Ruhrquelle - start or end point of the tour on the Ruhrtalradweg

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    • August 9, 2020

  • Ghost Shell (Tom)

    Interesting to see how the Ruhr begins to flow as a small trickle ... :)

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    • August 26, 2020

  • Ulrich F

    Ruhrquelle, the beginning of the Ruhr cycle path to Duisburg

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    • September 16, 2020

  • Rick Mave

    Spring with resting place to linger.

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    • September 20, 2020

  • Dirk Strasser

    It is impressive how inconspicuous such an important river rises. On the explanation board there is some interesting information about the historical and current importance of the Ruhr.

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    • October 24, 2020

  • Viktor Friesen

    The source, the dysentery. Almost dry and later so mega big!

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    • April 2, 2021


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Location: Winterberg, Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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